The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is aimed at those people who have operational roles in the organization and who have the interest or need to develop basic knowledge in Six Sigma.

Yellow Belts can be operational or executive level employees who require an overview of Six Sigma and the DMAIC cycle. This certification has a focus on promoting the concepts and potential use of six sigma tools and methodologies within the organization.


• Communicate using Lean Six Sigma concepts.
• Relate the concepts of Lean Six Sigma to the general objectives of the company.
• Use the five-step DMAIC model to improve processes.
• Participate in the development or refinement of a project charter.
• Build and understand process maps, Pareto diagrams, affinity diagrams,
trend charts, control charts, and histograms.
• Identify the root cause of a problem.
• Use failure mode and effects analysis to establish improvement priorities.
• Changes in process documentation and the use of a control plan to avoid
•Be an active part of Continuous Improvement Project Teams led by Green Belts or
Black Belts.
•Identify potential problems that can be managed through continuous improvement projects.
•Promote the importance of continuous improvement as disseminating agents of improvement in
processes and with their co-workers.


Operational or executive level employees who require an overview of Six Sigma and the DMAIC cycle.


The PXS Yellow Belt certification program includes local certification exam. The ASQ exam for international certification is in English and the amount is paid directly with them at asq.org This course grants 2.80 recertifiable units (RU's) applicable for recertifications in CQE and CMQ/OE of the ASQ . It is not necessary to have work experience to be able to participate in the Six Sigma Yellow Belt course. Regarding statistics topics, it is not essential to have advanced knowledge either since it is oriented towards the descriptive part.

Can this course be taught in person?

Yes, we can teach this course at your company facilities in person, you can contact us at: consultations@pxsglobal.com

How many sessions can I miss?

Due to the length of the course, it is advisable not to miss any session. 

What programs should I have installed?

  • MS Teams for virtual classes
  • PDF reader (Adobe Acrobat or PDF Expert)

Participants will have access to the PXS online platform where they can download templates, upload assignments and take quizzes and obtain their grade immediately in order to improve the learning process.


A. Fundamentals and principles of Six Sigma.
B. Fundamentals and principles of Lean.
C. Six Sigma roles and responsibilities.
D. Equipment Fundamentals:

1. Types of equipment.
2. Stages of Development.
3. Tools for decision making.
4. Communication Methods.

E. Quality Tools and Six Sigma Metrics:
1. Quality Tools.
2. Six Sigma Metrics.

A. Project identification:
1. Voice of the Customer.
2. Project Selection.
3. Stakeholder Analysis.
4. Process Inputs and Outputs.

B. Project Management (PM) Principles:
1. Project Charter.
2. Communication Plan.
3. Project planning.
4. Project Management Tools.
5. Project Monitoring.

A. Workshop on the 7 tools of Quality.

A. Basic Statistics.
B. Data Collection:
1. Data Collection Plan.

2. Qualitative and Quantitative Data.

3. Data Collection Techniques.

C. Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA):
1. Definitions of MSA.
2. Repeatability and Reproducibility of measurement equipment.

A. Process Analysis Tools:
1. Read.
2. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
B. Root Cause Analysis.

C. Data Analysis:
1. Types of basic Probability Distributions.
2. Random and assignable variation.

D. Regression and Correlation:
1. Correlation.
2. Regression.

E. Hypothesis Testing.

A. Improvement Techniques:
1. Kaizen and kaizen blitz.
2. Plan-Do-Check-Act (PHVA).
3. Cost-Benefit Analysis.

B. Control and Documentation Tools:
1. Control Plan.
2. Control Charts.
3. Documentation Control.
4. Global Vision: Six Sigma and the Organization.

  • Asynchronous Virtual Course
  • Synchronous Virtual Course
  • Inhouse Course


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